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  • 1 year ago

    How Dare She Hate Jail? Elena Pritchard’s Dec. 31 drawings and first-person account, “When a Cartoonist Landed in L.A. County Jail, She Drew What She Saw, Using Only a Golf Pencil,” split readers between those who were appalled that she did not ad...

  • 1 year ago

    Deep-Sixing Our 2014 Top 10 Lists Some readers were not entirely thrilled by our year-end top 10 lists, if you can imagine that. Culture writer Isaac Simpson's "10 Best L.A. Street Art Murals of 2014" left reader Melissa "Zippy" Downing digging up...

  • 1 year ago

    Failing The Interview Readers got worked up over Amy Nicholson's stories ("Why Is Kim Jong-un So Afraid of Seth Rogen?" and "Pulling The Interview Is the End of Free Speech in Hollywood"), especially after theater chains AMC, Regal, Cine...

  • 1 year ago

    Outing the Gay Mariachis The prevailing reaction to Abel Salas' online piece, "L.A.'s Only All-Gay Mariachi Band," a profile of Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles, was summed up by reader Rigo Martinez Jr., who asked: "So what! Do they sound good?" ...

  • 1 year ago

    Class Act(ion) vs. DWP Jessica P. Ogilvie's story of households who battled DWP bills opened the floodgates to thoughtful residents in a fighting mood. HwoodCa warns, "Let's remember we elected the mayor to help the DWP rip off as many people as p...

  • 1 year ago

    Mayo See the Light Restaurant critic Besha Rodell's review, "Little Jewel Brings Soul of New Orleans to Chinatown, Los Angeles," set off a debate among our local Louisianians. In response to Rodell's description of a proper po' boy as containing B...


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